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Recognition of Abnormal Pediatric Blood Pressures in Primary Care

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00130663
First Posted: August 16, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 22, 2007
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Information provided by:
Nationwide Children's Hospital
  Purpose
This study will look at general pediatricians' effectiveness at screening children for elevated blood pressure values in the primary care setting. Two new screening tools will be introduced and their effectiveness will be measured against current practice by way of medical chart review.

Condition Intervention
Hypertension Device: PDA blood pressure screening program and chart reminder

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Recognition of Abnormal Pediatric Blood Pressures in Primary Care

Further study details as provided by Nationwide Children's Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • written documentation by MD in medical record acknowledging elevated BP

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • compliance with interventions

Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Health care supervision visit
  • Documented measured blood pressure and height
  • Between the ages of 3 years and 17 years

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Younger than 3 years of age
  • Older than 17 years of age
  • No documented blood pressure measurement
  • Not a health supervision encounter
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00130663


Sponsors and Collaborators
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Douglas J McLaughlin, MD Pediatric Academic Association/Ohio State University School of Medicine
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00130663     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 219405
First Submitted: August 15, 2005
First Posted: August 16, 2005
Last Update Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Verified: October 2007